Drumming since the age of 11 (which was a LOOOONG time ago) How did I become a musician? I didn't, I chose drumming instead!
What was the first concert you ever went to?
1983 The Police at Birmingham NEC. It was my first gig but last tour for the Police (not counting the money making reunion tour)
What gear do you use?
Premier Drums, Zildjian and Sabian cymbals and ProMark sticks.
AKG, Red5 Audio, ADK microphones.
Focusrite Audio Interface
Cockos Reaper DAW
Acustica Audio Nebula 3Pro
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Rush. First heard them in 6th form and they just grew on me.
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
I'm a member of 5 bands (well it's the same members but different shows)
Definitely MightBe - Oasis Tribute
Adored - Stone Roses Tribute
Changing Man - Paul Weller/Jam Tribute
Police Force - Police Tribute
Replicators - Party Band.
I also write, record and mix my own tunes when I have any spare time.
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Mark King. always fancied playing in a funk outfit
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
30,000 on the Main Stage at Mathew Street Festival, Liverpool.
Dubai (Police Force) was a memorable gig
Smallest gig... in front of 5 people somewhere in Birmingham. Now that was a good night...
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?
Probably the White Album because A it's a double album and B it covers almost every musical style going